Preparing for My Surgery

After you and your doctor decide that surgery is the best treatment for your condition or injury, you may have a multitude of questions and concerns. Surgery is a major commitment because it affects your lifestyle for several weeks and sometimes months after surgery.

Planning for surgery can be overwhelming, but you can make it easier on yourself and on your family by being prepared and knowing what to expect.

Please use the links below to assist you in preparing for your orthopaedic surgery.

Basic Instruction: 0 to 7 Days Prior to My Surgery

Preparation Guide: Ambulatory Assistive Devices

Preparation Guide: Patient-Proof My Bathroom

Preparation Guide: Patient-Proof My Home

Preparation Guide: Personal Assistance

Preparation Guide: Personal Preparation

Preparation Guide: Travel Safety